Following up his extremely profitable debut album 1000 Faces, melodic bass heavyweight Jason Ross is again together with his second artist album, Atlas. Increasing on his earlier achievements as a producer, Atlas is a brand new chapter that sees Jason Ross exhibiting off his prolific expertise as he drops melodic bass, dubstep and trance.
On prime of the album, Jason is kicking off an enormous North America tour that can characteristic his greatest present so far on the Hollywood Palladium. We just lately had a quick chat with Jason about his development as an artist, what makes Atlas so particular, his connection together with his followers and his upcoming tour.
Hey Jason! Thanks for chatting with us. First off, congratulations on “Atlas!” Inform us what this album means to you, what made you determine to file an album, and the way you’ve developed as a producer since “1000 Faces.”
Thanks a lot! This felt like the correct time to deal with my subsequent album as I felt like I had loads to say with my music. I spent a lot time throughout the pandemic studying and honing in on my manufacturing expertise and I simply felt like I had loads to say with my music. This album is devoted to the Atlas fam (therefore the identify) and is actually to point out my gratitude to my followers for being on this journey with me.
You’re additionally about to play your greatest present but on the Hollywood Palladium. What goes into planning a bigger headlining present like that versus a membership present or being a reputation on a pageant lineup? Additionally, what made the Palladium the proper place to start out the tour?
I’m insanely enthusiastic about my upcoming tour, however sure, Palladium is unquestionably a particular one. We’re actually constructing the present from the bottom up and actually wish to give followers a novel expertise not solely by the music however visually. The lights, the visuals, every part is being created for this present and can be an expertise that’s true to myself, the model and my music.
How was the current present/ meet and greet at Academy? I really feel such as you’re an artist who makes a concerted effort to work together with the fanbase. What makes your fanbase so distinctive?
The album launch celebration in LA was such a cool expertise! I do attempt to work together and be there for my followers as a lot as attainable as I wouldn’t be right here with out them. It’s powerful to place my finger on what makes my fanbase distinctive however I do see this sense of affection and respect from them, particularly at meetups and through my livestreams; their inclusiveness, pleasure and positivity shines by. What I additionally love is their open-mindedness with the kind of music I make and play out reside. I’ve, after all, developed my sound through the years, however my followers have caught by my facet and I like and respect their belief in me.
The final time I chatted with you was proper earlier than the Pandemic began. What did you do in a different way and what stayed the identical for you whereas the world was shut down and there have been no reveals?
What I did in a different way was livestream each single week for a few years 😅. What stayed the identical was my love and drive to make the most effective music I can presumably make.
It looks like reveals and festivals have come again with a flourish recently. You’ve been on a ton of lineups recently as properly. How does it really feel so that you can ramp again up touring and does it really feel like issues are again to regular on the market to you?
It feels nice to ramp again up touring! I’d say that issues really feel regular after I’m truly enjoying a present and connecting with the group. The touring facet will be difficult as there are only a few additional hoops to leap by, however actually simply to get on the market and play reside reveals once more makes all of it value it for me.
Now that the album has been launched and also you’re going to be on tour for the subsequent few months. Have you considered what comes subsequent for you as an artist?
We have now some thrilling plans for 2023, however we’re actually simply specializing in making the Atlas tour the very best tour it may be. I’ve by no means executed a tour of this measurement and I’m actually excited to showcase what the Atlas model is all about.
Any messages for the followers or recommendation for aspiring producers?
At all times keep true to your self and don’t be afraid to take dangers!
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